Quant Engineering Summer Internship

by EDF Trading

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Job Details

13th March 2021
£21,500 pro rata
Internship (1-4 Months)
Banking/Finance, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Energy, Mathematics/Statistics
Central London and City
London, Victoria

Quant Engineering Summer Internship

Join us for a unique 10-week paid internship that will be the envy of your fellow students and friends. We invite you to critically assess our processes and test your ideas in a rapidly evolving market. You will have responsibility for a real business project and at the end of your internship will deliver a presentation on your findings to a panel of executives. Impress here and you could receive an offer to return to EDF Trading on the completion of your studies.

We are looking for people who are motivated to succeed in a fast-paced trading environment. You will be commercially astute, have strong analytical skills and a genuine interest in learning about energy commodities and the financial markets.

What does Quant Engineering do?

The Quantitative Engineering group which sits with the Front Office and is the centre of quantitative development capability for EDF Trading. The group provides front office analytical tools for both traders and structurers. We are responsible for the development and support of the company’s custom-built multi-commodity front-office applications and tools.

What are my responsibilities?

You will be given choice on your main business project, dependent on your strengths and interests. We have some exciting projects lined up, and this can be discussed when you join!

You will support the team in providing support and solutions to the traders and structurers; developing various apps and tools. This could include:

  • Working on the official P&L and risk valuation application as well as other custom-built multi-commodity front-office applications and tools
  • Providing technical support for all aspects of the trading processes as applicable to the Derivative system these may include aspects such as deal entry, valuation, position and P&L calculation.

You will also be expected to learn as much as possible about the business, and this will enable you to get involved with the development of sophisticated solutions for the various front office teams.

What do I need to qualify for this internship?

  • A passion for solving problems and interest in technology
  • Some knowledge or experience of C/C++ (this is our team’s primary development language)
  • Knowledge of the any of the following languages would also be beneficial: python, Java, C#, VBA
  • Studying towards a degree in a mathematical or computational based subject

About EDF Trading

Employing approximately 800 people globally, with key offices in London, Paris, Houston and Singapore, EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets actively operating in the electricity, natural gas, LPG, oil and environmental products markets. It is also active in the LNG and coal and freight markets via JERA Global Markets. EDF Trading is one of the largest wholesale market traders in Europe for power and gas. In North America, EDF is one of the leading marketers of gas and power, one of the main providers of generation services for power generation companies and a leading energy retailer for large commercial and industrial customers.

EDF Trading is looking for undergraduates who are motivated to succeed in a fast-paced trading environment. You will be commercially astute, have strong analytical skills and a genuine interest in learning about energy commodities and the financial markets. Join us and you will be encouraged to critically assess processes, test your ideas in a rapidly evolving market and have responsibility for real business projects.

This unique 10-week paid internship will be the envy of your fellow students and friends. At the end of your internship you will be invited to deliver a presentation on your business project findings to a panel of executives. Impress here and you could receive an offer to return to EDF Trading on the completion of your studies.

We are proud of our work ethic and cultural diversity. We are high performing people working together to achieve common goals. We are innovative and flexible in our thinking, enabling us to adapt and change, which is critical to the success of EDF Trading.

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